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Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Southern California
  


They tell the story
of how, on distant mountains,
one dove left her song.

  
Haiku and photo © 2017 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Guide

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Mid-December rainbow, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Southern California
 


last autumn rainbow
guiding my stumbling steps home—
wind shifts to the east

 
Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Keratin

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Advertisement for decorative fingernails painted on a car door, Guadalajara, Jalisco, México
 


six nails in a row—
rainbow-colored keratin
beckoning to me

 
Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
 
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Shift

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An April rainbow, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


first rainbow of spring
guiding my footsteps toward home—
wind shifts to the east

 
Haiku and photo © 2016 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Blues

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Sedona, Arizona
 


a blues trombonist
mounting the rainbow staircase
for his midnight gig

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Seeking

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Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


seeking the healing
of bubbling wasteland hot springs
where the rainbow ends

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Healing

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in the backyard
a rainbow in the birdbath breaks—
a sipping magpie


seven broken soldiers come
to drink the healing waters

*Opening gambit © by Chèvrefeuille at Carpe Diem Tan Renga Challenge #31
 
Final two lines © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher

Balance

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Sunrise, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


bright edge of morning
where rainbow colors balance—
two crows miss their part

 
Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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Comforting

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Virgin of Guadalupe comforting Juan Diego, Puebla Cathedral, México
 


comforting embrace
for all the brokenhearted—
rainbow hope still glows

 
Text and photo © 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
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